Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Egypt repatriates ancient stone piece from London

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 01:58 GMT

Egypt's government cherishes every single part of its heritage and works diligently to bring back home any artifact that has gone out of the country illegally.

Islamic Village in Balat restored

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 12:13 GMT

The Egyptian government has recently restored the Islamic village in Balat, which is an addition to the map of tourist sites in the New Valley Governorate.

Grand Egyptian Museum’s website uploads new photos of museum's surroundings after installing hanging obelisk

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 04:47 GMT

The hanging obelisk is installed in front of the facade of the Grand Egyptian Museum after its restoration was completed.

Egypt celebrates National Day of Qena on March 3

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 04:09 GMT

On March 3, Egypt celebrates the National Day of Qena. On this occasion, ET shed light on the most important archaeological site in this upper Egyptian governorate; The dazzling Temple of Dendera.

2nd phase of Dendara Temple Complex restoration completed, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 03:33 GMT

Dendara Temple Complex was built on the western shore of the Nile for the worship of the ancient Egyptian deity Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty and family.

Rasheed National Museum to hold educational workshops for students, graduates of Faculties of Archeology & Tourism in March, April, May

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 03:45 GMT

Rasheed National Museum organizes four educational workshops for students and alumni of the faculties of Archeology, and Tourism and Hotels, through distance education using the Microsoft Teams platform.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany met Children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor after its opening.

Egypt's initiative to promote domestic tourism extended to May 15

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.

‘Digital Transformation Towards Safe Arab Tourism’, slogan for 2021 Arab Tourism Day

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:54 GMT

"Digital Transformation Towards Safe Arab Tourism" is the slogan for 2021 Arab Tourism Day, which was chosen by the Arab Tourism Organization. The Arab Tourism Day is celebrated annually on February 25.

Bazars, cafeterias in Egypt's museums, archaeological sites exempted from paying rent until April 2021

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:56 GMT

This comes in line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ support to provide the necessary aid to the tourism sector and its workers, especially in light of the mitigation of the economic impacts resulting from the global pandemic.

Enjoy virtual tour in Tomb of Kheti in Egypt’s Beni Hasan Necropolis

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:38 GMT

Enjoy a virtual tour in the tomb of Kheti with its colorful illustrations of various sports, in Beni Hasan necropolis, provided by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities follows-up on development works of tourism services in 'Reviving the Path of the Holy Family' project

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 02:39 GMT

During the tour a number of main aspects were discussed, including the accomplished development works.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents virtual tour of Abu Simbel Temples

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 01:24 GMT

After the unique solar alignment phenomenon on the sanctum of the iconic Ramses II temple, which takes place on February 22 and October 22 every year, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and NAV3D present a virtual tour inside this amazing temple.

Today in 2008: Al-Muizz Street was born

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Al-Muizz Street was officially inaugurated on February 22, 2008, to be one of the most beautiful open museums of Islamic antiquities in the world.

President of International Federation of Bodybuilding visits Giza Pyramids on Feb. 20

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 02:55 GMT

On February 20, the Great Pyramids of Giza received the President of the International Federation of Bodybuilding. He was accompanied by Director of the Pyramid Antiquities Area Ashraf Mohieldin.

Video: GEM restoration lab successfully restores Tutankhamun’s scarf

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 02:55 GMT

The restoration centers of the Grand Egyptian Museum completed the restoration of a scarf discovered inside the tomb of Tutankhamun.

British newspaper publishes photo report showcasing beautiful landscapes of Egypt’s White Desert

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 01:34 GMT

The British Guardian published a photo report showcasing the beautiful landscapes of the White Desert in Egypt and the activities provided for visitors to this region.

Recent Egyptian study on the Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II reveals new secrets about his death

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:17 GMT

The study says modern medical technology helped tell the story of an ancient Egyptian king, who died in order to reunify Egypt in the 16th century BC.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration works of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:35 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities has begun the restoration of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba, close to Salah El-Din Citadel.

In Pics: All you need to know about ‘Artifacts of the Month’ in Egypt’s various museums

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 06:08 GMT

Those artifacts were chosen through a public poll on Facebook to choose the "piece of the month" in Egypt’s various museums.